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Boys are Back

Boys are Back

‘Jersey Boys’ returns to Scranton Cultural Center for eight shows It seems “Jersey Boys” can’t take its eyes off Scranton for too long. The national tour of the Broadway sensation about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons returns to the city almost three years after...
Up Close: Aaron Fink

Up Close: Aaron Fink

UP CLOSE & PERSONAL WITH ALAN K. STOUT Aaron Fink is a professional musician who will release his third solo album, “Galaxies,” on Jan. 20. Fink is a native of Rochester, New York, but grew up in Selinsgrove and has lived in the Wyoming Valley/Luzerne County area...
Scranton’s Threatpoint finds success in musical ‘marriage’

Scranton’s Threatpoint finds success in musical ‘marriage’

Chris James and C.J. Krukowski laughed as they described being in a band as like being in a marriage. They might not share a Netflix queue or fight over picking drapes, but bandmates do spend a lot of time together, eat together and travel together. “You really get to...
Kira is here

Kira is here

Drums native Kira Krakovesky builds fanbase with voice, social media Kira Krakovesky’s Instagram profile keeps it simple: “I sing and play with hair.” Those two hobbies leave her busy. The Drums native spends time in New York City and Northeast Pennsylvania, styling...
Sounds: Jan. 12, 2017

Sounds: Jan. 12, 2017

BASHING ABOUT CYMBALS EAT GUITARS — “Pretty Years” THE GOOD: Long Island indie rockers Cymbals Eat Guitars come back with a more grounded (and maybe hopeful?) fourth record. THE BAD: No complaints. THE NITTY GRITTY: With the jittery wail of singer/guitarist Joseph...
WINE

WINE

Wine with DAVID FALCHEK   Bordeaux often linked with reds, but inexpensive whites worth a try When people hear “Bordeaux,” their minds wander to grandiose châteaux, stratospheric wine auctions and Chinese millionaires buying it all up. That seems like great...
Year in Preview

Year in Preview

A look at the year ahead in local entertainment Theater Some of Broadway’s most beloved shows drop into Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., in 2017, starting with Tony-winning musical “Jersey Boys.” Broadway Theatre League of...